Burien Section

Community Salmon Investigation results are in; presentations will be Mar. 7 & 14

Community Salmon Investigation results are in; presentations will be Mar. 7 & 14

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline results are in!! Bring your family and friends for a fun-filled evening and learn about the status of salmon in your watershed: WHEN: Wednesday, March... [Read more]

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston talks Transparency with Port of Seattle

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston talks Transparency with Port of Seattle

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston last Tuesday (Feb. 13) provided the second segment of his briefing to the Port of Seattle Commissioners. Titled “Transparency,” Edmiston bluntly testified that with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Cargo ship Zhen Hua 28 passes by Burien with an unusual load

PHOTOS: Cargo ship Zhen Hua 28 passes by Burien with an unusual load

A large cargo ship called the Zhen Hua 28 passed Burien’s shores slowly but surely on Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, all while hauling a very unusual load. The Hong Kong-flagged ship had four huge... [Read more]

ELECTION FINAL: Highline Public Schools Levy passes by almost 17%

ELECTION FINAL: Highline Public Schools Levy passes by almost 17%

On Friday afternoon, King County Elections posted the final, certified results of the Feb. 13 Special Election, and the Highline School District Levy passed by 3,191 votes, or 16.68 percent: Highline... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien’s 25th Birthday at Community Center on Monday, Feb. 26

Celebrate Burien’s 25th Birthday at Community Center on Monday, Feb. 26

HAPPY 25th BIRTHDAY BURIEN! On Monday, Feb. 26, from 5 – 6:30 p.m., the City of Burien will celebrate its 25th birthday at the Community Center. The City’s first Mayor – Dr. Arun Jhaveri, as... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Art-n-Walk-n-Talk-n-Music’ will be Sunday, March 4

WABI Burien’s ‘Art-n-Walk-n-Talk-n-Music’ will be Sunday, March 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: We’ve got a special Walk-n-Talk day lined up for Sunday, March 4! Artist’s Reception for Danny Mansmith at the Maverick Apartments – 1:30-2:30; Northwest corner... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2018 Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2018 Gold Star Award Nominees

Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This year’s list... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Mid-Century Classic, Remodeled 4-BD, Rambler & Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Mid-Century Classic, Remodeled 4-BD, Rambler & Waterfront

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding four Open Houses this weekend! The first home is a totally renovated mid-century classic in Burien: Home sits... [Read more]

Port of Seattle, neighboring cities launch new ‘Airport Round Table’ group

Port of Seattle, neighboring cities launch new ‘Airport Round Table’ group

The Port of Seattle – in partnership with the cities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila – are launching the Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) to increase... [Read more]

Economic Development Alliance, Junk Vehicles on Mon. Study Session agenda

Economic Development Alliance, Junk Vehicles on Mon. Study Session agenda

At Monday night’s (Feb. 26) Burien City Council Study Session, lawmakers will discuss a new Regional Economic Development Alliance, Junk Vehicles, modifying City Council Meeting Guidelines and more. Download... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER:St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents a production of Disney’s ‘The Lion King JR.’ this Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline High National Honor Society’s Bingo Nights will be Mar. 2 & 16

Highline High National Honor Society’s Bingo Nights will be Mar. 2 & 16

Highline High School’s service club – the National Honor Society – will be holding Bingo Night fundraisers on Friday, March 2 and Friday, March 16 at the Pit Stop Taproom & Pub. They will... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

At its annual ‘State of Our Schools’ event on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield shared the next generation of the district’s strategic plan…

B-Town Beat Art Walk seeking Artists; holding ‘Meet & Greet’ Wed., Feb. 28

B-Town Beat Art Walk seeking Artists; holding ‘Meet & Greet’ Wed., Feb. 28

The B-Town Beat Art Walk is getting ready to kick off its 2018 Art Walk(s), and they’re inviting artists and arts facilitators (venues, curators, etc.) to a ‘Meet and Greet’ event on... [Read more]

Normandy Park basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

Normandy Park basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

Stanford, CA – January 12, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball wins over Washington State 70-57 at Maples Pavilion. STANFORD, CA – January 26, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball defeats... [Read more]

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Scenes from a snowy day in Burien

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Scenes from a snowy day in Burien

Are you enjoying the light dusting of snow our area received? Aside from telecommuting to avoid the slick roads, another diversion of course is to look at photos of how nice the B-Town area looks as a... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s <em>Rapture, Blister, Burn</em> is a very satisfying experience

REVIEW: BAT’s Rapture, Blister, Burn is a very satisfying experience

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park If you want to warm your hearts and minds during this February cold spell head to Burien Actors Theatre for Rapture, Blister, Burn. Attending this production... [Read more]

Artist Reception for Danny Mansmith will be at The Maverick Sunday, March 4

Artist Reception for Danny Mansmith will be at The Maverick Sunday, March 4

An Artist Reception for Danny Mansmith’s site specific art installation “Eight Doorways” will be held at The Maverick on Sunday, March 4, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Mansmith has been working... [Read more]

B-Town DOG holding ‘FIDO’ Dog Fashion Show on Saturday, March 10

B-Town DOG holding ‘FIDO’ Dog Fashion Show on Saturday, March 10

Come see the latest in Dog Fashions and perhaps win a Quilt or some other great prize! B-town DOG will hold a ‘FIDO’ (Fashion Introspective Dog Objective) FASHION SHOW on Saturday, March 10,... [Read more]

‘Respect Washington’ officially classified as hate group by SPLC

‘Respect Washington’ officially classified as hate group by SPLC

‘Respect Washington,’ the anti-immigrant organization that tried to repeal Burien’s ‘sanctuary city’ ordinance last year, was officially classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center this week…

Kent Police arrest suspect in Bikini Barista sexual assault

Kent Police arrest suspect in Bikini Barista sexual assault

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: Kent Police made an arrest Wednesday morning (Feb. 21), after receiving multiple tips identifying the suspect involved in Tuesday’s early morning bikini barista... [Read more]

Summer jobs for teens available with Ecology Youth Corps

Summer jobs for teens available with Ecology Youth Corps

This summer, more than 300 teenagers throughout Washington will hit the road to pick up litter and protect the environment with the Ecology Youth Corps. In 2017, EYC crews cleaned more than 5,000 miles... [Read more]

Police serve warrant, find suspect hiding in attic crawlspace, buried in insulation

Police serve warrant, find suspect hiding in attic crawlspace, buried in insulation

If you saw or heard police and SWAT team type activity near SW 128th Street & 6th Ave SW in Burien (map below) on Saturday, Feb. 17, the King County Sheriff’s Office says they were serving a... [Read more]

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

By Virginia Wright There is a very important piece of legislation before the King County Council right now which could have a profound impact on the local cultural economy: arts and heritage organizations,... [Read more]